North Carolina Visitor Center Trails

Crag Way Trail Loop-Grandfather Mountain-Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 299.9

Trail Head: Boone Fork Parking Area, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 299.5 GPS: 36.1199, -81.7815 Distance: 3.68  miles Duration: 3 hrs 20 minutes Elevation: 1,056 feet Skill Level: Strenuous Hiking Trails Overview: This is a very family walking trail in Blowing Rock North Carolina. It is part of

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Stack Rock Overlook-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 304.8

Stack Rock Overlook-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 304.8

Trail Head: Distance: Duration: Skill Level: Overview: Tips: Great hike to stretch your legs after driving Perfect hiking trail for kids and very safe Bring a bottle of water and hiking shoes You could wear sneakers on this hike and be fine as well Map: Photo Gallery

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Linville Falls Erwin’s View Trail- Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 316.4

Linville Falls Erwin's View Trail- Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 316.4

Trail head: Milepost 316.4 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 1.9 miles Duration: 25 minutes Skill Level: Strenuous Hiking Trails Overview: Linville Falls is one of the major attractions along the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 316. Linville falls is located in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina

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Crabtree Falls-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 339.5

Crabtree Falls-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 339.5

Trail head: Milepost 339.5 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 2.6 miles Duration: 2 hrs Skill Level: Moderate/Strenuous Hiking Trails Overview: Tips: Make sure you have comfortable hiking shoes There is a bathroom and a water fountain at the parking lot Waterfall Picture taking bring camera Crabtree Falls Loop

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Linn Cove Viaduct-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 304-Tanawha Trail

Linn Cove Viaduct-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 304-Tanawha Trail

Trail head: Milepost 304 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: .08 mile Duration: 1 hr Skill Level: Moderate/ Strenuous Hiking Trails Overview: Probably one of the most interesting hikes I have been on yet. Starting from the Linn Cove Viaduct Visitor Center milepost 304.6 off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Bass Lake-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blowing Rock

Bass Lake-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blowing Rock

Trail head: Blowing Rock, North Carolina Distance: 1 mile Duration: 25 minutes Skill Level: Easy/Moderate Hiking Trails Overview: This is a very family walking trail in Blowing Rock North Carolina. It is part of the Moses Cone Memorial Park Trail system. The hike is about one mile

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Craggy Gardens & Pinnacle-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 364

Craggy Gardens & Pinnacle-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 364

Trail head: Milepost 364 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 0.9 miles Duration: 60 minutes Skill Level: Moderate Hiking Trail Overview: Craggy Gardens and Craggy Pinnacle Trail is one of the most beautiful trails to hike on the Blue Ridge Parkway when the Rhododendrons are blooming forming a canopy

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Mount Mitchell Lookout Tower-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 355.4

Mount Mitchell Lookout Tower-Blue Ridge Parkway-Milepost 355.4

Trail head: Milepost 355.4 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 0.5 miles Duration: 6 minutes Skill Level: Moderate / Strenuous Overview: Lofty Mount Mitchell, near Burnsville, North Carolina, rises to an elevation of 6,684 feet and is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River. The mountain is the

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Figure 8 Loop Trail-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blue Ridge Parkway

Figure 8 Loop Trail-Moses Cone Memorial Park-Blue Ridge Parkway

Trail head: Milepost 293-295 Blue Ridge Parkway Distance: 0.4 miles Duration: 12 minutes Skill Level: Easy Overview: Arrive at Mose Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Head down the stairs to the parkway craft center. Go past the Moses Cone home on the right and

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Tate Evans Park-Elk Creek-Banner Elk NC

Tate Evans Park-Elk Creek-Banner Elk NC

Trail head: Banner Elk, North Carolina Distance: 0.3 miles Duration: 7 minutes Skill Level: Easy Overview: Tate Evans Park located next to town hall in Banner Elk North Carolina is one of the most relaxing parks I have ever been to and has everything for everyone, making

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